Marseille 0-3 Atletico Madrid : Analysis, Reactions and Player Ratings

La Liga giants Atletico Madrid thrashed French club Marseille 3-0 in the UEFA Europa League final at the Stade De Lyon stadium on Wednesday.  Antoine Griezmann was the hero for Atletico Madrid as the French striker scored twice, allowing his club to win the trophy for the third time in nine seasons. Captain Gabi scored […]

Atletico Madrid v Marseille : Simeone predicts a beautiful Europa League Final

Atletico Madrid and Marseille will lock horns in the UEFA Europa League final in Lyon on Wednesday. Atletico are heavy favourites to win the competition, given their strong record in European competition over the last few years, the Spaniards having won the competition in 2012 and 2010, while twice finishing as runners-up in the Champions […]

Diego Simeone focused on Europa League final amidst Griezmann Transfer talks

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone insists that he is only focused on the upcoming crucial matches against Getafe and Europa League final against Marseille and dismissed speculation linking forward Antoine Griezmann with a move away from the club. Griezmann is expected to join La Liga Champions FC Barcelona at the end of this season, but Simeone […]

Atletico 1-0 Arsenal : Arsene Wenger denied a fairy-tale ending

Atletico Madrid have qualified for the final of the Europa League after they defeated Arsenal 1-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano on Thursday. Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa’s breakaway goal, three minutes into stoppage time of the first half, secured a 2-1 aggregate semifinal victory for Atletico to book a place in the Europa League final […]

Arsenal 1-1 Atletico Madrid : Match Report

Arsenal made the same old defensive mistakes in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final against a 10-men Atletico Madrid, as Antoine Greizmann’s goal snatched a late draw for the Spanish club. The Gunners led, as Alexandre Lacazette rose to nod in Jack Wilshere’s cross until the last eight minutes of the game against […]

Arsenal – Atletico Madrid : ‘The Combined XI’

Arsenal and Atletico Madrid face off in the first leg of the Europa League semifinal at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. This competition is now Arsene Wenger’s last chance of silverware with the Gunners, after announcing he will leave the club at the end of the season.   Arsenal – Atletico Madrid : ‘The Combined XI’   […]

Arsenal v Atletico Madrid : Simeone pays tribute to Arsene Wenger

Arsenal host La Liga side Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Europa League semi-final first leg at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. The focus in this match will be firmly fixed on outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, as the players and the fans will want him to win this competition before leaving the London club. Atletico’s […]

Wenger : Mkhitaryan could return against Atletico Madrid

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes injured midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan could return to the squad in Gunners Europa League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid on Thursday. The Armenian suffered knee ligament damage during the first leg of Arsenal’s quarter-final win over CSKA Moscow but Wenger insists he should be fit in time to be atleast […]

Torres : Griezmann needs trophies to be compared with Messi and Ronaldo

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres believes his team-mate Antoine Griezmann is a world class player, but needs to win trophies on a consistent basis, to be spoken of in the same breath as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Griezmann has scored 26 goals and provided 13 assists for Atletico Madrid this season and has been […]

Arsenal face the mighty Atletico Madrid in the Europa League Semifinal

Arsenal will face Spanish club Atletico Madrid in the Uefa Europa League Semifinal. Atletico are favourites to win the competition and the Gunners have to give their best performance over the two legs, if they want to reach the final. Winning the Europa League is the only option for Arsenal, if they want to qualify […]